4 Helpful Tips to Cope with Vision Loss

Some professionals have compared initial reactions to vision loss to the “stages of grief,” defined by Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, after the loss of a loved one—taking the person from denial to anger and depression, and finally, to acceptance. Navigating the various stages successfully begins with understanding how they affect you and those around you. With… Continue reading 4 Helpful Tips to Cope with Vision Loss

Depression, Vision Loss and Vision Rehabilitation

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If you’re one of many older adults with vision loss who also experience depression, you’re not alone. While depression is not an inevitable consequence of vision impairment, it is common. An estimated one-third of older adults with vision loss report clinically significant depressive symptoms1. These may begin at the initial diagnosis of an eye disease, or they may appear many years later when vision problems worsen